Michael Jeh

Michael Jeh is an Oxford Blue who played first-class cricket, and a Playing Member of the MCC. He lives in Brisbane

Darren Bravo winces in pain after injuring his hamstring

Why are injury breakdowns so frequent?

Over-hydration during games and excessive warm-up routines could be the reasons for the number of niggles, despite the medical help at hand

Young fans at the Sydney derby

Who is the BBL aimed at?

There's nothing wrong with the quality of the cricket on offer, but the bells and whistles surrounding it are intrusive and overwhelming

Virat Kohli drives through cover

What's with Australia's pitches?

All four tracks for the India series were uncharacteristic of their venues, to varying degrees

The Australians gather around Mitchell Johnson

Step in now, before it's too late

Why cricket should not be allowed to descend into ugliness for the sake of cheap entertainment

A spectator watches a social grade of cricket during the Goldfield Ashes in Charters Towers

Not just a spectator sport

Brisbane offers the fan boy a chance to get down and dirty in the field

Mitchell Johnson bounces Wriddhiman Saha

A Test match for the ages

The Adelaide Test was pulsating, dramatic and poignant, and threw up questions about India's captaincy, and the absence of the DRS

A kid watches the tour game from the sidelines

Helmets alone offer no guarantees

In the light of Phillip Hughes' tragic accident, it's time to acknowledge that no protection is foolproof and cricket can never eliminate risk completely

Shane Watson is miked up by the television crew before going out to bat

The cons of miking up players

Getting players to commentate on their strategies from the field could invite mischief and corruption